Horse Racing

Sun 22 Apr 2018

Callow abandons road trip and his form blossoms

Callow abandons road trip and his form blossoms

THE penny dropped for enigmatic heavy weight jockey Noel Callow three weeks ago that his three-month trial move to New South Wales wasn’t for him.

Artist’s work something to behold

Artist’s work something to behold

CRACK colt Trapeze Artist’s brilliant All Aged Stakes win ensured he joined very elite company by becoming only the third multiple Group 1 winner of this year’s...

Currie just can’t escape the heat

Currie just can’t escape the heat

BEN Currie’s battle with stewards is set to continue this week, with an inquiry to be opened regarding the improved performance of Saturday’s Tails Stakes winner...

Sat 21 Apr 2018

Ryan eyes Everest as Trapeze Artist’s value skyrockets

Ryan eyes Everest as Trapeze Artist’s value skyrockets

Trapeze Artist has scored his third Group 1 win and trainer Gerald Ryan is now eyeing the world's richest turf race, The Everest

Seabrook repays Oliver’s faith in flying filly

Seabrook repays Oliver’s faith in flying filly

Damien Oliver could have got a full book of rides at Caulfield on Saturday but opted for Sydney when told Seabrook was racing again

Race-fixing cases thrown out of court

Race-fixing cases thrown out of court

RACE-fixing cases against harness participants Dayl March and Leonard Cain were dismissed this week.

Fri 20 Apr 2018

Trainer guilty of punching horse six times

Trainer guilty of punching horse six times

SEYMOUR trainer Michael Quadara has been found guilty of punching one of his horses in a roadside incident which shocked eyewitnesses late last year.

BLINKERS OFF: Local trainers come to the fore

BLINKERS OFF: Local trainers come to the fore

HOME track trainers have their way, as four of the eight races went to Clarence River Jockey Club trainers.

Thu 19 Apr 2018

Hawkes duo bid to join the Champagne set

Hawkes duo bid to join the Champagne set

Champion trainer John Hawkes can’t split his classy colts Outrageous and Irukandji going into the Group 1 Champagne Stakes at Royal Randwick on Saturday

Fresh, fit Viddora ready for blast-off

Fresh, fit Viddora ready for blast-off

Lloyd Kennewell concedes Saturday’s Irwin Stakes at Morphettville is a “bloody good race” but says his star mare Viddora is primed for a big run

Wed 18 Apr 2018

Seabrook set for a resurgence

Seabrook set for a resurgence

Mick Price has advised punters to forget Seabrook’s last-start ninth in the ATC Sires’ Produce when assessing Saturday’s Group 1 Champagne Stakes at Randwick

Weir eyes one more big payday with Cliff’s Edge

Weir eyes one more big payday with Cliff’s Edge

Victoria's Owners and Breeders' race day will splash the cash at Caulfield on Saturday and Darren Weir is keen for Cliff’s Edge to get his share of the spoils

No guarantee champ will run in Winx Stakes

No guarantee champ will run in Winx Stakes

WINX could win her own race and break the record she shares with Black Caviar for consecutive wins when she resumes in the spring.

Tue 17 Apr 2018

Hayes backs Vega to reproduce magic in Goodwood

Hayes backs Vega to reproduce magic in Goodwood

David Hayes couldn’t have been happier after watching a quartet of his top performers — Vega Magic, Formality, Boom Time and new recruit Spieth — win trials

Le Romain on right track for All Aged success

Le Romain on right track for All Aged success

As soon as Le Romain finished the TJ Smith Stakes a fortnight ago, trainer Kris Lees knew the galloper was back on track for Saturday’s All Aged Stakes

Victorian jockey banned for four months

Victorian jockey banned for four months

JOCKEY Ryan Maloney’s golden start to 2018 has been halted after he was suspended for four months by Racing Victoria stewards for using a banned stimulant.

OUT OF PETROL: Distance concern over Camillo

OUT OF PETROL: Distance concern over Camillo

IN an all-the-way finish Latitude holds out rising star Camillo. Successful day for local trainers.

Mon 16 Apr 2018

Time running out to see Lloyd

Time running out to see Lloyd

FORMER South African and champion Queensland jockey of the past two seasons Jeff Lloyd had a terrific day out at Ipswich, bagging four winners.

Melbourne Cup hero might have run last race

Melbourne Cup hero might have run last race

MELBOURNE Cup winner Almandin might have run his last race after the German import pulled up sore in Saturday’s Sydney Cup as race favourite.

Winx equals career-best rating

Winx equals career-best rating

Wonder mare Winx equalled her career-best rating with a stunning win in the Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Royal Randwick

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